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Castrén & Snellman

Restructuring/Insolvency

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What the team is known for

Distinguished team with notable experience acting as administrator on restructuring and bankruptcy proceedings. Additionally well versed in voluntary debt restructuring and liquidation mandates. Represents debtors and their subsidiaries, as well as creditors. Knowledgeable in the enforcement of security and the recovery of receivables and assets. Works on both domestic and cross-border matters.

Strengths

Clients laud the team for the level of its expertise, with one source also remarking: "Our cooperation has been very effective and we have received answers and instructions to our operative questions easily and quickly."

One satisfied interviewee praises the lawyers' "good negotiation skills and legal understanding."

Work highlights

Acted as bankruptcy administrator of Brothers Clothing.

Notable practitioners

Elina Pesonen is "a highly skilled and experienced insolvency specialist," according to one impressed client. She assists clients with bankruptcy and liquidation proceedings. Sources report her to be "talented and eager," adding that she is an "asset to any insolvency team."

Pauliina Tenhunen is "one of the safe hands in the market," according to interviewees. She regularly acts as administrator on bankruptcy proceedings, with further activity advising distressed companies on restructuring mandates. Clients report that she is a "nice person to work with."

Pekka Jaatinen is renowned among sources for his longstanding presence in the insolvency area, frequently acting as bankruptcy administrator and liquidator. Impressed clients say: "Heclearly has long experience in dealing with bankruptcies in different fields, which is reflected in efficiency in getting things done," adding that he is "easy to approach and he leads the team working on the case with a very practical way and good humour."

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Overview

Financially challenging times can be daunting, but the right legal partner can help minimise losses and reinvigorate stumbling businesses.

Our team is adept at handling all kinds of insolvency and restructuring proceedings, from the relatively small and straightforward to the most demanding and complex. If engaged at an early stage, we can help your business get back on track by identifying and heading off problems before they get out of control. In insolvency proceedings, our team’s unrivaled experience will ensure that proceedings run efficiently and lead to the best possible result for creditors.

Our insolvency experts are top-rated in all major international publications and have a proven track record of handling the most complex international insolvency proceedings.

Chambers Global ranks us as Finland's leading law firm in insolvency proceedings. The most significant international law directories continuously recommend Pauliina Tenhunen and Pekka Jaatinen as leading lawyers in Finland.

  • Voluntary Restructurings​
  • Restructuring Proceedings
  • Bankruptcy Proceedings
  • Enforcement of Pledges
  • Insolvency Litigation
  • Liquidation Proceedings
  • Cross Border Insolvency Proceedings

Members

Tenhunen, Pauliina (Head of Department)

Jaatinen, Pekka

Pesonen, Elina

Svartström, Christer

Restructuring/Insolvency

Castrén & Snellman

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Location

Eteläesplanadi 14

PO BOX 233

Helsinki

Uusimaa

Finland

FI-00131

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Finland

Restructuring/Insolvency


Elina Pesonen
Up and Coming
Pauliina Tenhunen
Band 1
Pekka Jaatinen
Star Individuals